2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge

Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge

In a challenge so technical, it required multiple judges, lifeguards at the City...

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Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July

Fleet-footed guards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. snag...

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Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center executes timed drill with milliseconds to spare

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Waterparks + Resorts

Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter

The recent waterpark episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" drew attention...

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ASTM Sets Standards for Stationary Wave Systems ASTM Sets Standards for Stationary Wave Systems

After three years in development, safety committee establishes standards for...

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Verruckt Victim's Family Speaks About Tragedy Verruckt Victim's Family Speaks About Tragedy

In a television interview, the parents of Caleb Schwab discuss their experience...

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Avoiding Trespasser Liability Avoiding Trespasser Liability

Legal advice for protecting your facility from daring trespassers

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Read all about this year's class of honorees and their stand-out contributions to the aquatics community here.

Today's Stories

Why Selective Attention is Dangerous for Lifeguards
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Why Selective Attention is Dangerous for Lifeguards

To fight complacency, lifeguard managers need to train guards on selective... More

Save the Date: The 2017 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson
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Save the Date: The 2017 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

The World's Largest Swimming Lesson is scheduled for June 22. More

ASTM Sets Standards for Stationary Wave Systems
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ASTM Sets Standards for Stationary Wave Systems

After three years in development, safety committee establishes standards for... More

Verruckt Victim's Family Speaks About Tragedy
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Verruckt Victim's Family Speaks About Tragedy

In a television interview, the parents of Caleb Schwab discuss their experience... More

Avoiding Trespasser Liability
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Avoiding Trespasser Liability

Legal advice for protecting your facility from daring trespassers More

Waterpark Pros Attend IAAPA Forum and Prepare for Conference
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Waterpark Pros Attend IAAPA Forum and Prepare for Conference

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions plans for an... More

Attendance Spikes at 6th Annual AOAP Conference
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Attendance Spikes at 6th Annual AOAP Conference

Aquatics professionals gathered in Florida for the 2017 Association of Aquatic... More

AI Honors the Exceptional
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AI Honors the Exceptional

Twenty individuals and organizations were cited at this year's awards breakfast,... More

NSPF Board Makes Changes for 2017
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NSPF Board Makes Changes for 2017

One longtime member retires and two Genesis leaders join More

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U.S. Olympic Trials Swimming Pools Find Permanent Home in California
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U.S. Olympic Trials Swimming Pools Find Permanent Home in California

Two pools will be moved by truck from Nebraska to Santa Ynez Valley, Calif. More

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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Clayton Jr.
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In Memoriam: Dr. Robert Clayton Jr.

A mentor to many, Clayton wrote the book on aquatics management and held a number... More

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Overall Winner of the 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge See why lifeguards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. were the over all winners of the 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge. The... Read more
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Editor's Desk

Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter
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Drain Entrapment is No Laughing Matter

The recent waterpark episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" drew attention to drain entrapment in a way that was entirely shocking. More

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Lifesavers

Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill
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Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill

When it comes to rescuing unconscious, non-spinal victims, adaptability is key More

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill
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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes More

In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing
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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch... More

What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen
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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen... More

Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim
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Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training More

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